Peter Briger: Taking up the reins of Fortress Investment Group

Current positions at Fortress Investment Group LLC

Peter Lionel Briger, also commonly known as Pete, is currently the Principal of Fortress Investment Group LLC, where he is also Head of Credit & Real Estate. He has also been the Board of Directors’ Co-Chairman from August 2009. He has been Management Committee Member since 2002 when he joined the investment management company headquartered in New York City. Peter created the Fortress Credit Corporation which he now oversees since he is the Co-Chairman and the President. The credit business, which has over 300 employees, focuses on illiquid credit investments and undervalued assets. Since December 2017, Mr. Peter Briger has been Co-Chief Executive Officer at Fortress Investment Group.

Peter’s education background

He attended Princeton University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Briger also studied at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and received a Master of Business Administration.

Peter Briger’s experience before joining Fortress Investment

Peter Briger, from his career in investments and finance, has carved the reputation of being an exceptional leader and dedicated professional. He has many accomplishments among which is his becoming a Partner at Goldman, Sachs & Co in 1996, having worked there for 15 years. In his period at Goldman Sachs, Peter served in leadership capacities and sat on various committees. He also sat on the Princeton’s University Board of directors and supported, among other organizations, the Central Park Conservancy.

Peter’s philanthropic endeavors

At Princeton University Investment Company and Tipping Point, Mr. Briger is a director. Tipping Point, based in San-Francisco, is a non-Profit Organization which caters for low-income families. Peter is among three Princeton University alumni who contribute towards the establishment of Alumni Entrepreneurs Fund (AEF), a fund aimed to help recent Princeton University alumni entrepreneurs in their startup firms. AEF offers up to $100,000 for mentorship, seed funding and peer-to-peer learning opportunities to encourage recent alumni to actualize their entrepreneurial ideas. Still, at Princeton University, Peter Briger has provided funds for a professorship.

About Fortress Investment Group LLC

Fortress Investment Group began operations in 1998 as a global investment firm. It has assets worth more than $43.6 billion, and by the end of 2017, it had employees totaling to 953 in the asset management division and 216 in the investment portfolio. Fortress Investment Group has affiliate offices all around the world and has more than 1,750 private investors and institutional clients.


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